Battle of Beersheba

© Janet Lane. Image: Lieutenant-General Chauvel, General Officer Commanding, Desert Mounted Corps on his mount in the garden outside a building. c. 1918. AWM

Read the story of the last great cavalry charge, for which our Walers are perhaps most famous. Take a moment to remember their war service. Explore the who, why, where, when, and how behind the Charge of the Battle of Beersheba, 31 October 1917. The document is attached as a pdf so it can be printed for educational purposes.

Images below shared by Bat Roberson from his private collection of his great grandfather, who was a Sergeant in the 8th Lighthorse and present on that day.

Posted by Janet Lane

Rare breeds advocate, and Waler researcher and owner/advocate since the 1980s.